BASICS NW practitioners are highly skilled clinicians, each within their own respective professional fields, they attend many pre-hospital specific training courses to enable them to safely deliver high quality care at the roadside, or in the home. Listed below are courses that the charity recommend our practitioners attend, as well as some other carefully selected courses which may be of interest to others concerned in the care delivered to patients.
A three day course on all aspects of emergency care in the pre-hospital setting including medical, obstetric and paediatrics as well as trauma emergencies and incident management..
£790.00 for BASICS Member
£860.00 for Non-Member
This two day course for previous participants on the Pre-Hospital Emergency Care course develops and enhances the necessary skills to deal with medical and other emergencies encountered in all fields of pre-hospital care.
£525.00 for BASICS Member
£550.00 for Non-Member
The five day course continues to be very popular with many of the participants going on to successfully complete the Diploma Examination at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
£1150 for BASICS Members
£1245 for non-members
Over the 3 days the course is designed to teach the clinical techniques and management skills required in the pre-hospital and initial in-hospital phase; from trauma to other pre-hospital incidents and life-threatening events.
- Primary Survey
- Kinematics of Trauma
- Airway Trauma
- Cardio-Thoracic Trauma
- Shock & Circulation Preservation (including fluid resuscitation, permissive hypotension &massive transfusion protocol)
- Abdominal Trauma
- Pelvic Trauma
- Neuro Trauma
- Spinal Trauma
- Extremity Trauma
- Burns & Thermal Injury
- Bombs, Blasts & Ballistics
- Crush Injury & Suspension Trauma
- Paediatric & Obstetric Trauma
- Special Circumstances in Trauma
- Damage Control Surgery
- Emergency/Pre-Hospital Surgery
- Management of Trauma Patients on ITU/Critical Care
- Transfer of the Critically Ill Patient
- Trauma Radiology
- Pre-Hospital Care of the Trauma Patient
- Mass casualty management/major civilian disasters
- Casualty triage
GNAAS worked with London's Air Ambulance to develop a course that provided clinicians with both the clinical and non-clinical skills that were required as HEMS clinicians. This course became known as the HEMS Crew Course and was delivered annually.
This two day course aims to cover the knowledge, skills, and human factors required for pre-hospital care practitioners to perform emergency anaesthesia safely in the pre-hospital environment.
This certified three-day course is delivered by experienced pre-hospital emergency care practitioners and teaches a systematic approach to the medical management of major incidents in accordance with ALSG guidance.
The Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support Course is accredited by the Royal College of Surgeons (England).
This 2 day course is designed to provide an introduction to safe surgical practice within a controlled workshop environment.
- * Open Surgery
- * Wound Management
- * Electro-Surgery
- * Endoscopic Surgery
- * Intensive hands-on practice of basic skills
- * Individual tuition, with a maximum of 16 participants per course
- * Personal feedback on performance, with advice for further practice
- * A detailed course manual and course DVD
- * Free car parking
The Prometheus Pre-hospital Emergency Ultrasound Course has been designed, and is taught, by medical professionals who have significant experience in emergency ultrasound use in challenging hospital and pre-hospital environments – ranging from air ambulance operations to military medicine and expeditionary medical support overseas.